At Verano, it is not unususal to find plastic rosaries left on tombs. Rosaries are prayer beads with a cross thus a manifestation of Catholicism. However, prayers beads have existed in other cultures for centuries.
Rosa Brasini nata Piersigilli portrait with a rosary used as a frame (Quadriporticato)
note the wings on the sides
Rosa was the mother of the architect Armando Brasini
crosses and rosaries at Ex-Evangelici area
Angel wearing rosary at Quadriportico
Marchionne Rosary, Scogliera del Monte
rosary at Scogliera del Monte